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Prices trending up for some recycled resins


July 24, 2014 1:27 pm ET

Plastics News is correcting prices for recycled grades of several commodity resins on this week's resin pricing chart.

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PET prices climb 2 cents


July 17, 2014 2:22 pm ET

After holding their ground in May, North American PET prices rebounded to show an average increase of 2 cents per pound in June.

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PP prices continue trend, fall 3 cents


June 19, 2014 4:09 pm ET

North American polypropylene resin prices have tumbled an average of 3 cents per pound since June 1, following a downward trend in price for propylene monomer.

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Prices drop for PP, solid PS


May 29, 2014 4:18 pm ET

North American prices for polypropylene and solid polystyrene resins fell again in May, as soft demand and feedstock issues affected markets for those materials.

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Polystyrene prices drop 3 cents


May 8, 2014 10:06 am ET

North American solid polystyrene prices tumbled down an average of 3 cents per pound in April, according to market sources contacted by Plastics News.

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PVC prices rise 3 cents, PET drops a penny


April 10, 2014 1:56 pm ET

North American prices for PVC and PET resins traveled in different directions in March, with PVC rising by an average of 3 cents per pound and PET sliding by a penny.

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Polypropylene prices drop in March


April 3, 2014 5:11 pm ET

North American PP resin prices fell for the second consecutive month in March, as winter weather affected some deliveries.

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Material Insights: Pricing changes, biomaterial innovations


March 10, 2014 8:16 am ET

Resin pricing activity showed no signs of slowing down in February. Details on changes for suspension PVC, solid polystyrene and PET bottle resin, plus a report from the Innovation Takes Root conference, in this edition of Material Insights.

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Prices rise for PVC and polystyrene, but fall for PET


March 6, 2014 5:05 pm ET

Feedstock issues and supply tightness have driven up North American prices for suspension PVC and solid polystyrene resin since Feb. 1. But a different feedstock and lower demand served to send regional prices for PET bottle resin down in that same...

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Polystyrene resin prices jump


January 16, 2014 2:14 pm ET

Prices for solid polystyrene resin in North America have increased by an average of 4 cents per pound since Dec. 1.

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